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Exercising in winter

Cold weather fitness

Browse our health information below for exercise inspiration, handy home workouts and other tips to get you off the sofa, even when the weather is far from sunny!

You can download October's Your Wellbeing issue on exercising in winter.

If you’re a manager, you can also download October’s Your Wellbeing poster for your workplace.

Home workouts

You don’t have to venture out into the cold to exercise. If you’d rather stay indoors, there are still lots of options to get moving – including doing exercise in your own home.

HIIT at home

High intensity interval training, or HIIT, is a short workout that involves doing quick bursts of exercise at a high intensity. This is followed by a period of light exercise or rest, and alternating between the two. Try our easy-to-follow HIIT workout video – you can do this in your own home at a time that suits you.

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15-minute bodyweight workout

Why not try our easy-to-follow bodyweight workout which takes just 15 minutes and doesn’t require any equipment?

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Rise and shine with a 15-minute morning yoga routine

Start your day right with some morning yoga. Light the fire or turn on your heating and enjoy 15 minutes of yoga and ‘you’ time before you’ve even started your day – all in the comfort of your own home.

Want to know more about yoga? Read about the benefits of yoga or the different yoga types available to try. There’s certain to be a class near you.

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Being active at work

When it’s dark before and after work, use your time in the office to get active. View our handy infographic to see how to burn calories during your working day.

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Off skiing this winter?

Learn how to stay healthy on the slopes this season.

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Staying motivated

Cold winter weather can feel like a real barrier to exercise. Running in the dark after work might be the last thing you want to do, while even going for a walk might seem like a chore if it’s pouring down with rain. But there are ways to keep your mind and body going during times when motivation wanes. This insightful motivation article offers some great advice.

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